MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics86.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive200% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171120
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateJan 22 '20 at 21:08
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
1-Core 136
2-Core 251
92% 193 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 581
68% 515 Pts
64-Core 684
46% 684 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$330
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Lighting 336
Reflection 308
Parallax 354
88% 333 fps
MRender 282
Gravity 299
Splatting 191
87% 257 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 612 313 311 310 309 314 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
200% Outstanding
Read 1,526
Write 1,244
Mixed 685
SusWrite 361
212% 954 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 56
228% 87.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,158
DQ Write 1,012
DQ Mixed 887
719% 1,019 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 200%
Great: 238%
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$32
111GB free
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 63 57 56 58 58 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Read 469
Write 347
Mixed 106
SusWrite 84.7
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 39.8
144% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 106
128% 225 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 80%
Kingston SSDNow V+200 Series 120GB
112GB free
Firmware: 507KC4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 109 99 101 101 100 MB/s
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
61.1% Good
Read 185
Write 118
Mixed 130
SusWrite 105
30% 135 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 33
136% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 100
83% 120 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
37.9% Below average
MC Read 13.2
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 11.3
36% 12.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 14.6
SC Mixed 11.1
36% 12.8 GB/s
Latency 88
46% 88 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 37.9%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 6,923 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $136

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,054
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